Children Ages 10-15
All trips depart from and return to Rock Springs Nature Center. Campers bring a sack lunch. A fee of $60/camper for each trip covers all activities and transportation.
Our first stop will be the Funk’s Grove Gem Museum in Shirley, Illinois for a tour of fossils, gems and element rock. We will then eat lunch at Sugar Grove Nature Center and test our rock climbing skills at Upper Limits in Bloomington. Maximum 12 campers. 8am – 4pm.
Take a canoe trip down a river in your own backyard. This full day paddling adventure will take you from Lake Decatur to Lincoln Homestead. Be sure to bring a lunch that doesn’t need refrigeration, as we will picnic on the river. Dress to get wet, just in case. All other gear will be provided. Maximum 12 campers. 8am – 4pm.
Whether you’re an experienced rider or have never ridden a horse, you’ll enjoy a guided trail ride during this exciting camp at the Rockin P Ranch in Pekin, Illinois. We will then travel to the Wildlife State Park in Peoria, Illinois to see incredible predators, bison, and many other animals that lived in Central Illinois before European settlement. Maximum 10 campers. 7:30am – 5pm.
Tour the Mark Twain and Cameron Caverns, where many believe the Jesse James gang hid. You’ll carry a lanterns to light your way through the Cameron Caverns on a Lantern Tour. Afterwards, visit downtown Hannibal, Missouri and the Mark Twain Lighthouse. You can climb the steps to the lighthouse for a panoramic view of Hannibal and the Mississippi River. Maximum 12 campers. 7am – 5pm.
Need more information? Call (217) 423-7708 or visit the Camps page.